Capturing the magic of the holiday season, our Christmas Cottage issue of The Cottage Journal features spectacular home tours—from Louisiana to Virginia. With diverse displays and traditions, no one home tour is alike. Extensive embellishments give a charming, neutral cottage a colorful makeover while another home’s understated décor imparts a chic, contemporary vibe. From twinkling trees and captivating outdoor decorations to enchanting shops and talented artisans, the pages of this issue are overflowing with festive inspiration. And you can’t miss the countless tips for incorporating foraged finds into both your home’s interior and outdoor spaces. Take a sneak peek of Christmas Cottage below and then pick up your own copy today on newsstands or online!
Cozy & Colorful
Red-and-white accents add brilliance to a snow-white palette while a settee piled with plush pillows and a soft throw serves as a cozy spot to admire the room’s multiple trees.
Classic Christmas Style
Piles of presents wrapped in coordinating papers enhance this tree’s traditional design while also ensuring the overall look is full and festive.
Swags of fresh greenery go a long way when it comes to outdoor displays. Add a few touches of red to impart holiday cheer or incorporate pillows to bring comfort to an alfresco setting.
For holiday décor that is both historic and quite clever, South Carolina designer J.P. Horton uses orange pomanders to craft timeless displays.
Draw inspiration from this woodland-themed tablescape that creates a subtle holiday nod, complete with a mini evergreen forest for a centerpiece.